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ABC
Dec 30, 2012 9:30am EST
>>>> business news from the capital region. this is "washington business report" with abc7 national correspondenent rebecca cooper. >> thanknks fojoining us fofor a ok at business and finance in e washington region where every tip of the klop carries us that much closer to the new year and attention over the major impact automatic spending cuts and tax rates expiring bought on our area's economy. we have been talking about the dreaded cliff -- we have d decided to wait it out. we did -- instead of guessing we willll focus on a group of businessss leaders recognize for making things happen. maybe congress will be as inspired as we are. for our final show of 202012 wee are joining the organization junior achievement of the greater washington area to recognize the newest inductees into the washington busine hall of fame. first, a ceo who gets awards across the country for building bethesda-based eaglebank as one of the fastest i in the nationon. the ceo ron paul was named community banker of the year this year by american banker magazine. he was o of this yeyear's inducts into the wash
CSPAN
Dec 24, 2012 9:45pm EST
coming out here that if i want to come out here and talk about george washington, which to a lot of people seems a long way off. and talk about sweet land of liberty and land of pilgrim's pride both of -- came up and recently and actually about the 13 colonies. her mother who is 80 who her said you should not say it's for 4 to 8 years old. it's for 4 to 80s nobody has study the colonies. it's brand new information for everybody. somebody said, okay, you do thaw but you what you should do in order to engage washington and the national media is you should apply it to the fiscal cliff. i thought to myself, at the reagan library, what better place to go back to pirs principles. and since i have written three novel on george washington. what better part earn than to wave the two giants ronald reagan after whom the soviet empire desired and george washington after whom we became a country. what are the lessons of history. i don't study it because it's an interesting habit. i study to better understand the present and future engage in making history by intelligent and informed citizens. wh
Univision
Dec 18, 2012 11:00pm EST
hacia maryland, asi mismo, la via contraria, de maryland hacia washington. la velocidad tambien aumento en la calle bladensburg entre mt. olivet y la 17 y canal road desde chain bridge a fox road. .. republicanos y democratas estan mucho mas cerca, pero aun no llegan a un acuerdo sobre el presupuesto fiscal y los beneficios sobre el desempleo... fernando pizarro, nos amplia la informacion... manifestantes de todo el pais marcharon frente al capitolio para exigir 1 solucion al llamado abismo fiscal que proteja los servicios como medicare y que haga que los ricos paguen mas impuestos. estamos seguros que la solucion esta en que haya 1 balance. y definitivamente la situacion esta desbalanceada. es imposible que sigamos los de abajo cargando el peso.' estas protestas muestran una ansiedad que tambien se vive en el capitolio donde aun se esta lejos de 1 acuerdo para evitar que suban los impuestos a partir del 1 de enero. y a pesar de que democratas y republicanos han acercado sus posiciones en los ultimos dias, el presidente de la camara de representantes indico que las ofertas de la casa bl
CSPAN
Dec 22, 2012 11:00pm EST
an historian could should be to the body of knowledge on lincoln or george washington? pretty much everything that could be written about linking -- lincoln or washington probably has been written. the rate historians whose figures point to pouring through the letters and the evidence of a book on i can or the hundreds of books on washington. my thought was, why not look at that person in it than the best, the first ladies? historians have largely ignored the role of the first lady as they have largely ignored the role of -- in shaping the man. i suspect a lot of my colleagues tend to be older men, educated in a certain way that didn't study such matters and most historians most historians is that we say were not educated in matters of the heart. so therefore canon's crowns and kings are what folks focus on. in setting the first lady's for example the first thing thomas jefferson did after spending 17 days on the south side of philadelphia writing the declaration of independence, the first thing he did was he went shopping for martha, his wife. he missed her. she was pregnant and s
Univision
Dec 5, 2012 6:00pm EST
proceso de tu modificacion..." claudia uceda/washington , d.c.y si alguien le quiere ayud pero le esta cobrando por hacerlo, alejese porque puede ser una senal que lo estan estafando... en washington claudia uceda univision el presidente obama reitera una vez mas que no aceptara cualquier otra medida que no sea el aumentar los impuestos a los mas ricos para evitar el abismo fiscal.. pero como esto afectaria a los latinos?.. fernando pizarro con los detalles... *+ ante lideres empresariales, el presidente obama dijo que no negociara y que debe haber 1 compromiso para evitar que los impuestos suban a partir del 2013 dejemos que aumenten las tasas de interes para el 2% de ingresos mas altos, eso los incluye a ustedes, pero no de manera que afecte su estilo de vida o la economia significativamente. aseguremon os que el 98% de los estadounidenses no vean ni un centavo de aumento de impuestos el proximo ano. segun este contador,rsonal a *+ ante lo mas importante es no facilitar su informacion personal a desconocidos y reconocer los principales medios que usan estas personas. he aqui alg
CSPAN
Dec 9, 2012 12:00am EST
several sites to document their historical significance and view the landscape today. from washington's crossing of the delaware to the battle of her clan. it's about an hour, 15. [applause] >> the subtitle of this book is an old irishman not being funny, so it's a great honor to introduce the author and my friend, robert sullivan. i have known two geniuses in my life. one is dead and the other robert sullivan is alive although that robert sullivan is not the robert sullivan who is with us this evening. not exactly, but more about that in a moment. first this robert sullivan is the author of seven extraordinary books, meadowlands, the whale hunt, how do not to get rich, rats, cross-country, the thoreau you don't know and the one that brings us here to delancey st., "my american revolution." in my humble opinion each of these books is in its way a masterpiece. wonderfully idiosyncratic, uniquely incisive, e. tizon investigation of the american mindscape and sulzgeber related with the american landscape. each confronts the obvious, where there are garbage drunk -- garbage dump or a family
FOX News
Dec 22, 2012 2:00am PST
. winston churchill made a surprise visit to washington, d.c. and the sea spirit of the holiday season amidst all of the chaos was not lost on him. >> we may cast aside for this night at least the dangers which beset us and make all of children an evening of happiness in a world of storm. >> sean: churchill would stay with president roosevelt for three weeks addressing a joint session of congress and going to church with the president. the remarkable period just a small part of a best sell ising book the last lion. it is the third volume of the churchill biography started by william manchester and completed by paul reid who joins me now. a remarkable man, churchill. one of the remarkable figures in history. before we get to this moment, how long was he an outcast and viewed as an extremist in great britain? >> pretty much h his whole political life. >> sean: before and after his time as prime minister? >> absolutely. early in the century he had switched from the conservative party to the liberal party and as he said later i ratted which is their way i saying they switched parties and t
Univision
Dec 6, 2012 6:30pm PST
marihuana en washington el primer estado del paÍs en legalizarla para uso recreativo, comenzamos. >>> este es su "noticiero univisiÓn" con jorge ramos y marÍa elena salinas. >>> muy buenas noches, miles de inmigrantes en estados unidos fueron deportados a sus paÍses de origen por pasarse un alto o denunciar casos de abuso domÉstico o asuntos menores, por el programa comunidades seguras, la realidad que muchos deportados no son criminales, los que participan en el prosrie actÚan como agentes de inmigraciÓn, la noticia hoy que en los Ángeles, donde hay mas inmigrantes que en cualquier otro, los policÍas no estarÁn en el prozprie, se evitarÁ deportaciones de gente inocente, jaime garcÍa, reporta. >>> encargado del sistema de cÁrceles mas grande del mundo, lee baca el jefe de alguacil de los Ángeles, dijo que no mantendrÁ detenidos a inmigrantes sospechosos de delitos menores, bajo el ptro grama de comunidades seguras. >>> yes primer importante que se hizo el anuncio ahora, que el condado de los Ángeles deporta mÁs personas que cualquier condado en el paÍs. >>> datos
Univision
Dec 6, 2012 6:00am EST
increible pero cierto..los wizard de washington le ganan a los capeones de miami. temperatura maxima de tan solo 45 grados es el pronostico para maÑana jueves... hola que tal, buenas tardes... surge asistencia para aquellas personas afectadas por la crisis de vivienda... un programa federal le puede devolver miles de dolares a familias que han tenido problemas financieros.. claudia uceda nos dice que es lo que tendria que hacer usted para beneficiarse... todos recordamos los testimonios de quienes perdieron sus casas durante la crisis hipotecaria a causa de creditos inescrupulosos.. alfredo garay/perdio su casa "dice que el 10 de septiembre a las 10:36 de la manana yo tengo que desocupar..." despues vino el problema de las modificaciones hipotecaria s... muchos trataron de modificar el interes de su prestamo... algunos lo lograron y otros no... jose rodriguez/centro economica para el desarrollo latino "es frustrante para nuestros clientes porque todo el tiempo los bancos siguen pidiendo para cada mes, cada dos semanas los mismos documentos que uno ya ha sometido." pero lo que no saben much
PBS
Dec 1, 2012 2:00am PST
, this is "washington week" with gwen ifill, produced in association with "national journal." corporate funding for "washington week" is provided by -- >> this rock has never stood still. since 1875 we've been there for our clients through good times and bad. when their needs changed we were there to meet them. through the years from insurance to investment management, from real estate to retirement solutions, we've developed new ideas for the financial challenges ahead. this rock has never stood still, and that's one thing that will never change. prudential. >> wherever our trades negotiation the economy comes to life. norfolk-suffolk, one line, infinite possibilities. >> additional corporate funding is provided by boeing. additional funding is provided by the anenburg foundation, the corporation for public broadcasting and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. once again, live from washington, moderator gwen ifill. gwen: good evening. perhaps you took a break for the holidays. perhaps you gave thanks that the election was ofrlte then you di
CSPAN
Dec 24, 2012 7:15am EST
1838, dolly madison moved back to washington. she owned a house on i lafayette square, a block and a half from the white house. jeepings was a member of the -- jennings was a member of the staff so like it or not, he went back to washington too. he had come of age in washington, serving on the madison domestic staff from age 10 to age 18. he had considered running away when that period of time was up, but instead, in the end, went back to montpelier. after all, that was his home too. he was not ready to never see his mother and other kin again, and he was the only eyewitness who left an account at the desk of james madison, but now, dolly madison was selling month peelier, and that separated jennings from his own wife and children. he had married an enslaved woman at a nearby plantation to month montpelier, and that meant their five chirp, as they came along, were owned by his wife's owner. they had barely been able to get together by once a week, and now, jennings was moving from virginia all together. his wife dies about the same time. now these are motherless children back in virg
CSPAN
Dec 30, 2012 10:00am EST
leadership team. we have done a lot of things. we can bring that leadership to washington. >> you'll have had some experience working in the house. you have gotten to see up close the with the house functions. what you see as the principal differences a from then and the way the house is run now as you prepare to take the oath and throw -- oath? >> it was 12 years ago, when washington was quite a different place. back in those days, people had the opportunity to dialogue across the aisle. coming here from state government, where governor daniels has always had the principle that we will be a party of purpose, we will get things done and try to create environments will we have the opportunities for job growth, i share the frustration of almost every other american, which is the fact that washington is broken. it appears not much is getting done. hopefully we can bring common sense from indiana. our freshman class is a class of folks who of coming to washington to get things done. >> mr. messer, what is your job as a freshman president for republican? thatur principal's job is you trie
Univision
Dec 7, 2012 6:30am EST
bien venidos a noticias washington, mario sol tiene la noche libre.... la inmigracion ilegal habria disminuido en los ultimos diez aÑos..esto segun nuevos datos del censo..fernando pizarro nos dice cuales serian las causas... la poblacion indocumentada del pais esta en 11 millones 100 mil personas, aunque practicamente ha permanecido igual desde el 2009. jovenes indocumentados como los dreamers, ven en estas cifras 1 urgente necesidad de solucionar su situacion. nos dice que ya es tiempo de solucionar la inmigracion. el problema numero 1 que siempre se dice es, bueno que va a pasar despues? se ve que ya se esta haciendo mas dificil entrar a estados unidos para los inmigrantes que tratan de entrar por la fronmtera. y creo que para los dreamers es 1 buena senal de que ya podemos seguir el proximo paso que es 1 reforma migratoria. organizaciones como el centro hispano pew y otros se han basado en numeros del censo para determinar el descenso continuado de la poblacion indocumentada en los ultimos anos, y que significan 1 caida del nivel record de 12 millones de indocumentados hace cin
CSPAN
Dec 30, 2012 7:45am EST
in his historical fiction series on george washington, "victory at yorktown" but it's a little over an hour. >> good evening, everyone. my name is john, and i had the honor of being executive director of the ronald reagan presidential foundation, and it's my pleasure to welcome all of you here on this rainy evening. in honor of our men and women in uniform who defend our freedom around the world, if you would please stand and join me for the pledge of allegiance. >> thank you, please be seated. >> before yes, sir. i would like to recognize a few special guests we have with us today but i'd like to begin with a welcome to one of our members of our board of trustees and a former governor of the state of california, pete wilson. governor. [applause] >> also with us tonight is a terrific congressman who is retiring after 26 years of terrific service and his wife. [applause] >> our ventura county supervisor, peter, thank you for coming. [applause] >> now for those of you who are patient enough to go through the book signing line just prior to the event this evening, you know this wonderf
MSNBC
Dec 31, 2012 5:00am PST
in washington. joining us also in washington, senior national correspondent for "bloomberg businessweek," joshua green. and joshua, before we go on to what led to this doomsday scenario that we're facing right now, which was all set up by lawmakers in washington, talk to me about what businesses are looking for and wall street is looking for. there will be reaction. there's always this discussion about the need for certainty. at best, we're going to get some sort of small deal that puts everything off, which makes this whole deadline make no sense. are businesses going to respond well to that? >> if we get a deal, yes. i mean, wall street all along has been looking to avert the fiscal cliff. and frankly, i don't think ceos and businesses care a whole lot about where income tax rates fall. in fact, you saw a number of ceos come out a few weeks ago and say they were happy for their taxes to rise, so long as washington could get a deal. i think they also expected a deal. and then over the last five days, as the talks seemed to fall apart, you saw the markets fall. i think that
CSPAN
Dec 30, 2012 8:00pm EST
always -- seven out of the 10 counties, metropolitan washington, it is the country did is still great but a capital that is not. would have predicted that? >> if anyone would have guessed that there would be a country of 300 million people, they may wouldn't come up with a bit of cynicism. but they were dedicated people. >> you say, during the last four years, during the campaign of 2012, you stuck your nose at this. >> the first time i did something like that was back in the 1990's. i wrote a book about the english speaking civil wars, the american revolution. i did it thinking about bill clinton and newt gingrich. it was nice to take a vacation from those guys. when i ran out of gas writing books about politics and economics, which i did a number of between 2002 and 2008, and said it is time to go back in history again. hop in my time capsule and forget about these fellows. and i have forgotten about them pretty well. i cannot remember, for example, the name of the governor of texas who was such a jerk in the primary. [laughter] effect that he could not remember the department
WETA
Dec 28, 2012 8:00pm EST
hanger ace bounded. we explore it all at years end on "washington week." from the snows of iowa, through the heat of the debate, to election night, the political divide wydened. the u.s. re-examined its role abroad and a second term president claimed it. we look ahead to what happens next with michael duffy of "time" magazine. john harwood of cnbc and the "new york times." doyle mcmanus of the "los angeles times" and karen tumulty of "the washington post." >> covering history as it happens. live from our nation's capital. this is "washington week" with gwen ifill, produced in association with national journal. corporate fuppeding for "washington week" is provided by -- -- corporate funding for "washington week" is provided by -- >> wherever our trains go, the economy comes to life. norfolk southern, one line, infinite possibilities. >> we know why we're here, to chart a greern path in the air and in our factories. >> to find cleaner, more efficient ways to power flight. >> and harn es -- harness our technology for new energy solutions. >> the people of boeing are looking to tomo
CSPAN
Dec 22, 2012 4:00pm EST
inauguration day in washington d.c. a huge amount of people gathered on the washington mall. 2009 it was all away from the capital of a way to the lincoln memorial. we just lost our picture. there we go. and they are there, of course, for the inauguration. people gathered to watch in other places as well. in times square in new york city, classrooms around the country, paris, barack, afghanistan, people are watching the u.s. presidential inauguration. they have all come there. there is a big crowd of a mall. of going to speak to you today about this great historic subject to my great american institution the end of not -- i'm going to do it in the same way in which i organize the book rather, the book is not chronological, it's not divided up. this touch of a george washington in mid john adams and went to the president in order. instead is divided up by the various parts of the day. within each part of the day i sprinkle in vignettes. some of them very serious, some of them, of course, very traditional command a lot of them on all events because i'm always looking for those, too. i'm also g
Univision
Dec 17, 2012 6:00pm EST
.. en washington dc lilian mass univision .. una familia salvadoreÑa llora la muerte de un ser querido.. un joven de 28-aÑos fue asesinado tras recibir varios disparos en un vecindario en maryland...no encuentra consuel muerte de su sobrino... edwin alexander hernandez quien fue baleado casi en la puerta de su apartamento en aspen hill maryland...en este lugar...en la acera, cayo su cuerpo.. aun con vida... "era un muchacho bien honesto, si a veces salia pero no era un muchacho que estaria buscando problemas" edwin tenia 28-aÑos y trabajaba en pintura para ayudar a sus familiares en el salvador... en la madrugada de ayer, en la cuadra 3-mil 700 de la bel pre, edwin con un amigo regresaban a su apartamento, cuando en este camino, fueron sorprendid os al parecer por dos hombres... una vecina, quien no quiere mostrar su rostro, escucho cinco disparos... ella salio para ayudarlo..."me asomei cuenta de que le estaban robando a uno de los muchachos, despues me di cuenta que habian muchos disparos y no pude ver a la persona que disparo y fue cuando el muchacho quedo agonizando" la p
CSPAN
Dec 9, 2012 5:35pm EST
-- the task here in washington, it will be difficult to convince the u.s. government to change the way it has done business over the last 30 years -- some of that is necessary. the task is, how do you play the right role of engaging here? it is not naively giving money to liberal groups and not having a strategy. i believe this is a significant task inside egypt. it is an encouraging sign -- this is my prediction, it is going to force islamist political parties, at least elements of it to change their ideology. if the system remains open, if there is a big debate, i did not see it going backwards in terms of the diversity in egypt. it is hard for me to imagine that going backwards. >> we're going to move toward closing remarks. we will go in reverse order. bret you can have your two minutes. >> 1979, an influential article was written, dictatorships and double standards. he argued -- in a position of find myself increasingly attracted to -- the united states is better served secular authoritarian regimes against totalitarian alternatives. totalitarian alternatives, then as now, often beco
NBC
Dec 23, 2012 11:30pm EST
/washington. the winner going to the playoffs as the nfc east champion and hosting the game. and if dallas loses, they are out. if washington loses, they still have a shot. some other things would have to happen earlier in the day. but it's dallas and washington with the nfc east title at stake on "sunday night football" next week. seahawks expecting an onside kick. leon washington down to the end zone. after the game, the wendy's postgame report on the field with michele and bob and tony break down the game and cris and i take a look at a butte next week, cowboys and redskins. >> cris: >> referee: no penalty on the play. first down. >> al: thank god! >> cris: and all he has done. washington, alfred morris is one of the top running teams in the nfl behind him. jim haslett after losing so many star defensive players early in the year, seemed to piece it all back together and a change for the seahawks now. >> al: wilson is done for the night and matt flynn will finish it up here. he will take us to the finish line. flynn who was signed to that big contract and looked to the world that he wou
Univision
Dec 28, 2012 6:00am EST
.-lilian mass / washington, dc el primer periodo del presidente obama liderando la naciÓn esta por terminar.. un periodo en el que se llevaron acabo muchos cambios pero tambiÉn quedo mucho por hacer y la poblaciÓn considera que debe actuar ra pidamente en buscar soluciÓn a los problemas que agobian a la ciudadanÍa.. " eso de no subir los impuestos, las armas tampoco no se permitan en el paÍs con tanta perdiciÓn que ha habido y la reforma migratoria"" en principal las aa reforma migratoria hay muchas personas que no tienen papeles " " la reforma migratoria para ayudar a los que no tienen papeles" tanto ellos como polÍticos de ambos partidos y analistas, coinciden que la primera prioridad del presidente obama para su prÓximo termino debe ser resolver la profunda divisiÓn partidista sobre temas fiscales y gastos gubernamentales que podrÍan llevar al paÍs a una nueva recesiÓn " es posible que aunque se venza el plazo de este activen los incrementos de los impuestos, la urgencia queda .. y queda un poco mas de tiempo para resolver ese tema , pero simbÓlicamente es importantÍsimo qu
Univision
Dec 6, 2012 11:00pm EST
pais en enero proximo, con datos completos del 2012. desde washington, los trabajos en diferentes servicios domÉsticos se ha convertido en uno de los menos pagados y muchas veces sufren de abusos rafel fuenmay nos cuenta la policÍa del condado de prince george arresto a luis rodrÍguez nÚÑez de 24 anos por presuntamente haber matado a un adolescente de 14 anos en el Área de lewisdale. ocurriÓ poco despuÉs de la media noche de ayer en el bloque 2200 de la sheridan street. segÚn los oficiales el caso podrÍa estar relacionado con las pandillas ya que testigos vieron un grupo de adolecentes reunidos en una esquina. la policia ofrece una recompensa de hasta 25 mil dolares a la persona que proporcione datos que proporcionen mas informacion sobre este hecho ya que se presume que existen otros implicados comuniquese con la linea anonima de el 301-772- y comenzamos en el condado de prince william... donde la policia esta buscando a un hombre quien abuso sexualmente a una mujer en un motel en woodbridge anoche una recepcionista de este motel econolodge recibio una llamada extrana q
Univision
Dec 18, 2012 6:00pm EST
estan divididos. parece otra vez que el problema que tenemos aqui en washington no es entre republicanos y democratas, pero entre republicano y republicanos. los conservad ores estan en desacuerdocon los ultraconservadores, y ellos no pueden llegar a 1 acuerdo, asi es que el presidente de la camara john boehner, no puede ni lograr los votos de los republicanos para las ideas que el propone." y aunque ha habido acercamien tos, aun no hay acuerdo entre ambas partes para evitar la llamada crisis fiscal. desde washington. fernando pizarro, univision. ..precisamente sobre el tema de la economia..continuo la conversacion de alina mayo con el preisdente.. tambien se hablo de las preocupaciones que tienen los cubano- americanos y venezolanos en este pais. veamos. ... al menos 658-millones de piezas de correo fueron procesadas el lunes, convirtiendose en el dia mas ocupado del servicio postal durante el ano... se esperan que las largas filas continuen durante todo la semana... el viernes es el ultimo dia para que usted pueda enviar su paquete por el servicio u-p-s, para que su envio
CBS
Dec 6, 2012 11:00pm EST
. >>> lighting the night. washington monument illuminated in a decade's old tradition. >> thousands gathered to kick off the holidays tonight. >> you better watch out, you better not cry, you better not pout. >>> here's what people are talking about tonight. >> fire works, laser light, music, and food. wjz is live and we have all the holiday cheer. >> reporter: that's right. the monument lighting is one of baltimore's premier community events. this year's ceremony did not disappoint. >> three, two, one! [ cheering and applause ] >> reporter: the mayor joins her fellow baltimoreians to ring in the 2012 holiday season. the 21st annual lighting of the washington monument is a time- honored city tradition featuring a fire works and laser light show. >> have you ever been that close to fire works? >> no. >> was that cool or scary? >> cool and scary at the same time. >> reporter: some 5000 people turned out for the big event. it included darius web. >> we saw the tree all decorated. i'm all in the christmas tree. this is my favorite month. >> you better watch out, you better not cry. >> r
CNBC
Dec 20, 2012 11:00pm EST
averages denied washington's gravitational pull, the dow gaining 60 points, s&p climbing .55%, nasdaq advancing .20%, we know when the president or the speaker of the house comes on the tube these days, the market is going to get hammered. sell, sell, sell, sell, sell, sell. even if it is just temporary. >> sell, sell, sell. >> the only thing you need to know is the time they're going to come on. if you could just blast out of some aggressive growth stocks or sell some s&p futures when see them walk to the podium, you could probably coin money! i'm surprised the president doesn't start his talks by saying, look, look, america, i'm about to send the s&p 500 down a percent with what i say. how about the speaker? maybe he should say you better dump your apple now. suffice it to say we all have to keep one eye on washington and hope they don't poke it out with their endless failure to rise above partisanship. when we started this campaign, i'm sure a lot of people said don't worry, they'll do it. today was like the worst day yet. the two parties hate each other. they really do. they perso
LINKTV
Dec 24, 2012 8:00am PST
have to get pre-clearance from the department of justice or the federal district court in washington, d.c. so, the state of florida, for an example, never sought to get clearance to purge. and they're hiding behind there may be fraud. that's their own. amy goodman: you were on that selma to montgomery march. this. can you explain what happened, as we go back, what, almost half a century now? rep. john lewis: on march 7, 1965, a group of us attempted to march from selma to montgomery, alabama, to dramatize to the nation that people wanted to register to vote. one young african-american man had been shot and killed a few days earlier, in an adjoining county called perry county-this is in the black belt of alabama-the home county of mrs. martin luther king jr., the home county of mrs. ralph abernathy, the home county of mrs. andrew young. and because of what happened to him, we made a decision to march. in selma, alabama, in 1965, only 2.1 percent of blacks of voting age were registered to vote. the only place you could attempt to register was to go down to the courthouse. you had to pa
CNN
Dec 22, 2012 4:00am PST
washington. good morning. so before he left the capitoal, he laid out this three-point plan to washington. >> before he left to hawaii, he left for a gift for lawmakers to ponder in washington. here are the three main points he's saying. he wants to make sure there's a law passed that ensures 98% of americans know their taxes are not going to go up in just under two weeks. he also wants to make sure that 2 million americans who would otherwise lose their unemployment benefits if we went over the fiscal cliff would be able to keep those benefits. and finally he says, look, we can take a look at the longer term proposals, the larger reform at a later point. just lay the ground work at this point. we also know before the president left, he talked by phone with house speaker john boehner. he met in person with harry reid, although what the private happened, we don't know. but publicly things sound a lot like they have for the past few weeks. take a listen. >> every member of congress believes that, every democrat, every republican. so there is absolutely no rea n reason, none, not to protect
FOX Business
Dec 27, 2012 3:00pm EST
newscy. -- nyse. we had some bias coming in the last half hour. >> as long as washington keeps santa claus hostage we'll continue to see this. "the santa clause" rally hasn't appeared because it has been over this fiscal cliff. kudos on fox business for the headline of story coming out of washington congress will meet on sunday this coming weekend that. is definitely took us off our low. we had a major rally on that. 10 handles on the s.o.p.s we watched down here. it was a painful trade there for a couple of hours. ashley: ben, very quickly up until now the market hasn't really reacted to the fiscal cliff but seems today it really sort of kicked in. did the market get it wrong up to this point? >> the fear is we may have got it wrong. market as i've been saying for a while believes in fact we will have a resolution so we will not go over the cliff. the recent commentary maybe has been there will be a patch so we'll get it done by early january. the comments by mr. reid today. the ball was thrown into his court by mr. boehner who failed with his party, the expectation was mr. reid wou
MSNBC
Dec 4, 2012 1:00am PST
washington. the white house announcing in advance today that the president himself would be answering people's questions about the negotiations in washington. he would be answering them directly on twitter starting at 2:00 p.m. eastern. it is kind of awesome that regular people can ask direct questions from the leader of the free world. it's like a town hall but you don't have to go to new hampshire in the winter to do it. but doing this shows the unique risks of totally unmediated communication methods for high profile people. like there was this exchange this afternoon which does make sense and it is on message, even if at first it doesn't seem that way. the person who's writing the president here is called, don't be a prat. that's their name on twitter. here's the president answering the question. @barackobama. as a recent college grad without a job, these cuts wouldn't help me, would they? here's the president's response. cuts without revenue e equal reductions in student loans. also work study credits expire. bad for growth, like your hair. right. no. end of one thought, those ar
ABC
Dec 6, 2012 5:00am EST
. "good morning washington at 5:00 a.m. begins now. >> live and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side. >> good morning. great to have you with us on this thursday, december 6. i am pamela brown. >> i am steve chenevey. we want to get to jacqui jeras with a look at our forecast. >> good morning. it feels like december. the big chill is back. if you don't like the warm weather, are starting on the cold side again. if you like the sunshine, we will have plenty today. if you don't like the cold, we will have a milder weekend ahead. starting with temperatures in the upper 20s to low 30's across much of the region. 36 at reagan national, 31 at dulles. 23 in frederick and 32 degrees in fredericksburg. are expense forecast for today chile is still to 9:00 at 36 degrees. -- chilly. 44 at noon, 41 at 5:00, high temperatures around 46 degrees in the metro area. the seven-day forecast is coming up featuring rain in the forecast. back to you. >> thank you. we are following a developing story that could impact your morning commute on the outer loop of the beltway near 270. >> john go
NBC
Dec 23, 2012 11:30pm EST
/washington. the winner going to the playoffs as the nfc east champion and hosting the game. and if dallas loses, they are out. if washington loses, they still have a shot. some other things would have to happen earlier in the day. but it's dallas and washington with the nfc east title at stake on "sunday night football" next week. seahawks expecting an onside kick. leon washington down to the end zone. after the game, the wendy's postgame report on the field with michele and bob and tony break down the game and cris and i take a look at a butte next week, cowboys and redskins. >> cris: >> referee: no penalty on the play. first down. >> al: thank god! >> cris: and all he has done. washington, alfred morris is one of the top running teams in the nfl behind him. jim haslett after losing so many star defensive players early in the year, seemed to piece it all back together and a change for the seahawks now. >> al: wilson is done for the night and matt flynn will finish it up here. he will take us to the finish line. flynn who was signed to that big contract and looked to the world that he wou
PBS
Dec 29, 2012 2:00am PST
covering history as it happens. live from our nation's capital. this is "washington week" with gwen ifill, produced in association with national journal. corporate fuppeding for "washington week" is provided by -- -- corporate funding for "washington week" is provided by -- >> wherever our trains go, the economy comes to life. norfolk southern, one line, infinite possibilities. >> we know why we're here, to chart a greern path in the air and in our factories. >> to find cleaner, more efficient ways to power flight. >> and harn es -- harness our technology for new energy solutions. >> the people of boeing are looking to tomorrow to build a better tomorrow. >> that's why we're here. >> additional corporate funding is provided by -- prudential financial. additional funding is provided by the annenburg foundation, the corporation for public broadcasting and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. once again live from washington, moderator gwen ifill. gwen: good evening. 2012 was a remarkable year one that was shaped by other exploration of america's essent
CSPAN
Dec 9, 2012 10:45pm EST
novels on george washington, what a better pattern than to weave these giants, ronald reagan, after whom the soviet empire disappeared, and george washington after whom he can a country. what are the lessons of history? it will study the history because it is an interesting have it. i studied history to better understand present and the future so that i can be engaged in making history by being an intelligent person. that is what citizenship ought to be. and so what are some of the lessons klaxon not me start with the fiscal cliff i want to say something like the contract for america, the balanced budget, welfare reform. ronald reagan's supply-side economics, i'm proud of the number of things that made no sense in washington. there is no fiscal clef. this is absolute total nonsense. the best way to understand what happens to all of us is to write a great essay by thomas wolfe entitled of the flag catchers. this goes back i think to the 60's when he first wrote this. now, she's trying to describe the particular pattern in san francisco in which the welfare department has figured out
CBS
Dec 6, 2012 4:00am EST
into effect in washington state. >>> and royal ruse. australia's shock jocks pose at the duchess of cambridge to the hospital. >> when can you come down to take her? maybe in the morning or something. if that's okay. . this is the cbs morps news for . this is the cbs morps news for december 6, 2012. captioning funded by cbs >>> good morning, everybody. i'm terrell brown. stunning. that's what they here after the obama administration is ready to go over the fiscal cliff if the gop doesn't bid on higher taxes. a poll shows nearly half of those ads say it's time to end talks cuts for the wealthy but keep it in place for americans earning $250,000 or less. 32% say the tax cuts should remain in place for everyone. during a broadcast interview yesterday timothy geithner was asked what if republican don't agree to raising taxes? >> is the administration prepared to go over the fiscal cliff? >> oh, absolutely. there's no prospect of an agreement that doesn't involve the tax -- remember, it's 207b8%. remember, all of those americans, too, get a tax cut into that framework on the first $250,0
CBS
Dec 27, 2012 4:00am PST
washington later today and the senate is due in session, but just about everyone agrees with just five days left, the possibility for a grand bargain to avoid across-the-board tax increases and spending cuts is all but lost, and even prospects for watered down deals seems slim. tara mergener is in washington with more. tara, good morning. >> good morning, duarte. yes. hopes for legislation to avoid the fiscal cliff now turns to the senate, but white house and republicans remain far apart. senators and staffers will be filling these empty hallways today trying to work out a deal to avoid the fiscal cliff. higher taxes will give the average american about $1,500 less to spend next year, and economists believe the $110 billion spending cuts will result in more layoffs. senator harry reid has a plan to keep taxes low for everyone making less than $250,000 a year as well as short-term spending cuts until a bigger deal can be reached. >> it is going to be a patch because in four days we can't solve everything. >> while senators try to brave the bad weather in many parts of the country i
CNN
Dec 29, 2012 1:30pm PST
ten milligrams. >> what you're listening to are actual calls at the washington poison center in seattle. >> just drowsy, okay. >> and lately, more and more of them sound something like this. >> yesterday i took about 90 milligrams of perkocet. >> oh, you did? >> 6:00, i wasn't really thinking, and i did a bar of xanax and i'm reading this stuff online about how that's a lethal combination. i have a lot of friends who died in my sleep and i just wasn't really thinking. so now i'm wondering if i should stay up tonight. >> that kind of call to me is really scary. >> oh, it is scary. >> what goes through your mind? >> i would be very frightened about that young man not making it through the night. >> dr. bill hurley is the medical director of the poison center. he's also a trauma doctor. >> possibly too many of his meds, they're not sure what all they've got. >> we are here in seattle in part because the problem is bad. >> this bottle still has quite a bit in it. >> but also because, as you will see, there are real solutions. >> no other meds. >> for hurley, it started five years ag
CBS
Dec 1, 2012 6:00pm PST
inches or more from seattle in western washington all the way down to san francisco, the bay area, even southern california will get heavy rain from the system. >> i understand there's also snow to expect. >> there's a lot of snow to expect. not in california, because pineapple express is this tropical moisture can sometimes move up the coast and give us a high snow level. but if you're talking oregon, and washington and idaho and montana, it's snowing lightly this evening but that snow is really going to pick up later on tonight and especially on sunday. and check out all the winter storm warnings and winter weather advisers. portions of western montana and northern idaho may see two or three feet of snow as soon as tomorrow night. that's not good news for travelers but skiers are going to love a pattern like this. >> paul, thank you. on the other side of the pacific, more saber rattling by north korea. the secretive regime announced today it will pry again to test launch a new long-range rocket. anna werner is in washington tonight. >> reporter: president kim jong-un said his co
CSPAN
Dec 15, 2012 1:15pm EST
inside account of how washington abandoned mainstream while rescuing longstreet. he argues that the $700 billion troubled asset relief program or t.a.r.p. program was mishandled. about 40 minutes. >> joining as now his kneele brodsky, a former inspector general for tart -- t.a.r.p. you saw him earlier on a panel. here's the cover of his best seller called "bailout." how did you become the inspector general? >> it is kind of a strange thing, especially for me. i was a federal prosecutor up in the southern district of new york. i spent the years leading into the financial crisis during securities fraud cases and earlier in 2008i started the mortgage fraud group that was targeting, you know, those types of cases that really helped lead to the financial crisis, major fraud in the mortgage finance system. so after the t.a.r.p. bill was passed, congress enacted this marble piece of legislation, they included within this new agency called the office of the specialized sector general for the trouble as a relief program. this incredibly great, you know, washington is the city of acronyms, an
ABC
Dec 23, 2012 9:30am EST
region. this is "washington business report" withbc7 national correspondent becca cooper. >> well, and thanks for joining us for a look at this week's business and fance news here in the washingn region. we are relieved the mayans looked to have been wrong. negotiations betwe president obama andohn boehner. what became of f all the stocks? -- all thsoe talks? capitohill setback in spite of better than expected grth nunumbers. we have all that and more with our roundtable coming up. first, two big industries during the holiday season -- food and cabs. hans hess is the ner and founder of a burger chain t that started in washington but now has gone global. thank you for joining us. where do we start? elevation burger was the originalaby. let'start there. you grew up in california an you got a degree in physics and then a master's degreen theology. you and i i were talking before the show started. you he worked d just about everherere. whatat got youou to elevation burger? i i worked on the hill for about a year in 199and wrotote a paper abobout how microbes are killing people. when i
SFGTV2
Dec 12, 2012 9:00pm PST
numyer. i live in washington but met chris 26 years ago at hastings law school, two blocks from here. we were in the same section in the same study group. when we finished law school we both went to the east coast to work for large law firms. over the years we stayed in close touch. when chris was back from over seas we were frequent tennis partners and would get together for dinners and other events in washington. over the years our families became friends as well. it's been such a pleasure to come to know them and chris's many friends in washington and to watch his career unfold. we met on the first day of school. i sat down in our civil procedure class next to a person who turned out to be named chris highland. shortly thereafter chris stevens sat down next to me. the three of us went to lunch afterwards and became friends from that day forward. chris never tried to be someone special but he was someone special. when we were at hastings his charm and wit were on display from the start. in class he was very articulate and seemed as later in life always very poised and well spo
Univision
Dec 5, 2012 11:00pm EST
los bancos hicieron hasta tener el proceso de tu modificacion..." claudia uceda/washington , d.c.y si alguien le quiere ayud pero le esta cobrando por hacerlo, alejese porque puede ser una senal que lo estan estafando... en washington claudia uceda univision ante lideres empresariales, el presidente obama dijo que no negociara y que debe haber un compromiso para evitar que los impuestos suban a partir del 2013... si el congreso no llega a un acuerdo, los expertos aseguran que el impacto sobre un familia promedio hispana con 2 hijos y que gana 50 mil dolares seria inmediato... solo de seguro social estamos hablando de mil dolares adicionales que tuviese que pagar esta familia. el credito si los ninos son menores de 17 anos lo reducen de mil a 500 dolares, estamos hablando de perdida adicional de mil dolares, ya llevamos 2 mil dolares. los republicanos tambien se reunieron en el capitolio con lideres empresariales, y han presentado su propio plan y que no subiria los impuestos. sin embargo todo parece indicar que esta semana terminara sin un acuerdo en el congreso. la pausa.. y en segui
Univision
Dec 28, 2012 6:30am EST
ciminalidad no ha bajado en relacion al ano pasado. desde washington sinvana quiroz nos tiene mas informacion. silvana buenas noches. la policia del distrito esta en la busqueda de un hombre que robo un banco a pocas cuadras de la casa blanca... el incidente se produjo antes de la una de la tarde, en la sucursal del banco sun trust, localizado en la calle 17, cerca a la estacion del metro farragut west... el sospechoso es descrito como un hombre blanco de aproximademnte 50 anos de edad, de 2-pies 8 pulgadas a 5- nueve de estatura, de unas 180 a 190 libras de peso ...cualquier informacion reportarla al numero el frio de los ultimos dias ya causa la primera victima en la region.. funcionarios dealud de maryland reportaron la primer muerte por hipotermia durante este invierno... un hombre de unos 65 anos, murio en el condado de frederick .. los funcionarios no brindaron mas detalles.. el pasado invierno fallecieron 15- personas relacionadas con casos de hipotermia... para esta fecha en el 2011 una persona habia sido reportada como fallecida, segun confirmo la oficina del medico ... e
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